Paul Mueller Company Academy

The Two Goals of 3-A Sanitary Standards in Food Processing

3-A Sanitary Standards are the industry standards governing how food and beverage processing equipment is built and handled. They were originally developed by three different interest groups representing regulators, equipment manufacturers, and processors. These industry standards are developed and maintained by 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. which is an independent organization dedicated to improving the design of food and beverage equipment for sanitary purposes. The 3-A Sanitary Standards were created to accomplish two goals which are protecting food and beverage from contamination and ensuring all equipment parts and surfaces are cleanable.

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How to Choose the Best Agitator for Your Milk Silo

Agitators contain different parts such as bearings, seals and couplings but there are three in particular you should consider when purchasing one. The shaft, blade and motor are three essential parts that require different considerations for every purchase. Different product types and production needs will dictate what combination of these three parts you choose.

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Parallel Closed Processing Systems in Limited Space

Clarkson Soy was the only organic, non-GMO soy and sunflower lecithin producer in North America in 2017. They were still manufacturing product on the pilot plant they built 13 years ago and business was booming. Clarkson Soy knew they needed more capacity now and for growth in the future, but how to build that in their existing limited space, was the question. That's where Paul Mueller Company came in.

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company. We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. We hope you enjoy!